Taylor Wessing promotes bumper crop to partner

<a class=Taylor Wessing promotes bumper crop to partner” />Taylor Wessing has promoted a bumper crop of partners this year, with 19 getting the nod compared to 11 last year.

Germany emerged the winner with nine promotions in total. Six associates were promoted in London and four in Paris. The firm’s partnership has swelled to 280 in total, with 104 based in the UK.

Taylor Wessing UK managing partner Michael Frawley said: “In what has been a difficult financial climate, their respective promotions send a positive message to the market that our practice continues to grow steadily in our key strategic areas of corporate, real estate and intellectual property.”

Munich was the best office for promotions outside of London, receiving five new partners. The IP practice had five promotions in total, with just one based in London. Five corporate associates made partner with other promotions in practice areas including real estate, employment and private client.

The new partners are:

Omleen Ajimal Corporate Tax; London
Anne-Laure Fonade Real Estate; Paris
Ingo Gerdes Reconstruction & Corporate Recovery; Dusseldorf
Dr. Axel Godron Corporate; Munich
Andrew Goodman Private Client; London
Dr. Gisbert Hohagen Intellectual Property; Munich
Dr. Armin Hutner Real Estate; Munich
Dr. Dietrich Kamlah Intellectual Property; Munich
Dr. Lilian Klewitz-Haas Corporate; Munich
Laurence Lapeyre Corporate; Paris
Gareth Morgan Intellectual Property; London
Marc Alexander Müller Employment; Hamburg
Sam Nichols Construction; London
Dr. Alexander Peinze Real Estate; Hamburg
Anne Perrin Intellectual Property/IT; Paris
Emmanuelle Porte Corporate; Paris
Russell Van Praagh Corporate; London
Robert Vidal Competition; London
Dirk Wieddekind Intellectual Property; Hamburg